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The disc, or center flowers are yellow: the ray, or outer petals range from pale yellow or mustard to orange-scarlet.
Rich, fertile conditions are not necessary to grow yellow cosmos, but adequate drainage is. The seeds may be sown outdoors after all danger of frost is past and the soil has warmed to at least 65 degrees F. Scatter the seeds right where the yellow cosmos are to be displayed.
Cosmos sulphureus (Yellow Cosmos) is not as sensitive as Cosmos bipinnatus to pampering and "over-care".
aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu /plantanswers/flowers/cosmos/cosmos.html   (1371 words)

 Cosmos (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cosmos, the universe, often not in the sense in which modern physicists use the word, but rather, thought of by philosophers as encompassing all that exists, or by theologians as encompassing all of God's creation, but perhaps not including God
Cosmos, in a narrower usage, is the physical universe
Cosmos 1, derived from the name of Sagan's TV series, is the solar wind-powered space probe commissioned in the twenty-first century by the Planetary Society
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kosmos   (435 words)

 Hart Flower Seeds: Annuals, Perennials, Everlasting, Cosmos, Dusty Miller, and more
Cosmos reach the height of their beauty in the autumn, when they become one of the dominant flowers in the garden.
When Cosmos plants are 3 to 4 inches tall, thin or transplant 1 to 2 feet apart.
Flowers for drying should be gathered when partially unfolded, and hung by the stems, head downward in a cool dry place.
www.yankeegardener.com /seeds/hartseed16.html   (1656 words)

 Flower Seeds - No Thyme Productions
This annual flower is so fragrant that you will use it as a cut flower bringing spring inside.
The flowers are over a foot in diameter and children love to watch grow.
The petals on this pollenless flower are a rich burgandy brown.
www.nothyme.com /seeds/flowerseeds.cfm   (4366 words)

 Flower seeds - calenula, cornflowers, cosmos, foxglove, hollyhocks, marigold, morning glory
Every garden should have flowers for their beautiful bright colors and lovely scents, which not only reward the gardener but also attract beneficial insects and repel some pests.
Many of the flowers are perennials which will bloom year after year; the mix includes evening primrose, wild buckwheat, baby blue eyes, fl-eyed susan, straw flowers, nasturtiums, bishop's flowers, angelica, and yarrow.
Flowers showy, funnel shaped to bell-like, in solid colors of blue, lavender, pink, red, and white.
www.bountifulgardens.org /shop/flower-seed.html   (868 words)

 Beaded Flower Arrangements Cosmos
The white Cosmos, with a hint of pink, are 5 inches across.
Intermixed with the Roses and Cosmos are Babies breath made with a mixture of shades of light blue to a dark purple beads.
The stem of this bouquet has been wrapped with dark green beads to allow these flowers to be carried down the aisle and placed in any vase.
www.beadedbotanicals.com /100003.html   (156 words)

 Flower & Garden Magazine: Cosmos: dependable beauty - flower gardening
THE TRANSLUCENT FLOWERS OF the cosmos, a favorite garden annual for generations, have been a relatively recent discovery for me. I first noticed the rose-hued flowers of Cosmos bipinnatus in rambling country gardens in the mountains of northeastern Georgia.
I was captivated by the flowers' airborne effect; they seemed to float on their tall, gently waving stalks.
The cosmos is a member of the daisy or composite family, a fact not surprising given the classic daisy form of its flowers.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1082/is_n4_v40/ai_18629645   (440 words)

 The Cosmos flower a member of the Asteraceae family.
The Cosmos flower a member of the Asteraceae family.
Plants flower earlier and more freely if soil is fairly dry and not particularly fertile.
Early flowering 4 to 5-foot plants with huge flowers with broad fluted petals in a variety of colors.
www.blitzworld.com /garden/cosmos.htm   (153 words)

 Cosmos - Candy Stripe
The Cosmos Candy Stripe, 'Cosmos bipinnatus', has markings that are truly unique and vary with each flower.
It displays a white background color with rose stripes and markings on flowers that are 2 to 3 inches wide.
Cosmos begin blooming 10 weeks after seeding and bloom from summer to first fall frost.
www.naturehills.com /new/product/seeds_product_page.aspx?proid=1589   (154 words)

 World Kindness Movement
In 1988 the Cosmos flower became the adopted flower of the Japan Small Kindness Movement.
In the last World Kindness Movement (WKM) Conference in Tokyo, the Japan Small Kindness Movement proposed that the Cosmos flower be adopted by the WKM as well.
The flower was adopted as the official WKM flower at the 3
www.worldkindness.org.sg /cosmos.htm   (235 words)

 ipedia.com: Cosmos Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The cosmos is the universe, especially when thought of as an orderly or harmonious system.
Sometimes the term 'cosmos' is considered to be only the observed universe, while the term "universe" refers to all that exists whether it has been discovered or not.
Cosmos was the generic name given to a series of Earth-orbiting satellites by the Soviet Union.
www.ipedia.com /cosmos.html   (256 words)

 Specialty Cut Flower Production and Marketing
Flowers that don't ship well or can't handle long intervals in a box can be picked by a local grower in the morning and be in a shopper's house that afternoon.
For other vendors, flowers are the primary focus of the display and a major source of income in a college town with a relatively affluent population.
One fall a young woman who had purchased flowers from me for several years came by the farmers' market to tell me she was getting married the next summer on July 9 and wanted me to grow the flowers for her wedding.
www.attra.org /attra-pub/cutflower.html   (10463 words)

 Chocolate cosmos / An inedible flower that smells chocolaty
Chocolate cosmos is a tender perennial that must be lifted and stored where winters are harsh, but in our mild climate the tubers can overwinter in the ground.
Comments: I arrange chocolate cosmos in a vase with a narrow opening to fully enjoy the elegant profile of the delicate single flowers held aloft on long, thin stems.
Be sure to include the flower's name, description, how to grow it, what problems and pests you've found with it, and where others who would like to grow your favorite can buy seeds or plants.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/11/02/HOGCTFGH1T1.DTL   (591 words)

 Cactus, Swallowtails, Balloon Flower, Cosmos
Cosmos is a wonderful plant to fill in the mid range of a border.
Cosmos is easily grown from seed, but I picked these up at the Master Gardener plant sale a few weeks ago.
Cosmos is another heritage flower, introduced at the end of the 1700s, only a few years after the balloon flower shown below.
www.cherylsgardenparty.com /2004/Diary/May04/DiaryMay04Wk3.htm   (1118 words)

 Wild Flower Seed: Cosmos(Cosmos bipinnatus)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Cosmos seed looks like miniature pine needles, which makes seeding simple.
When cosmos plants are 4 to about 12" tall, they are some of the easiest seelings of all to transplant.
Remember this is a desert species, native to Mexico, so seeding should be done in cold areas after frosts end in spring, not during fall.
www.wildflowerinformation.org /Wildflower.asp?ID=48   (289 words)

 COREOPSIS . Calliopsis, Annual Flower Information
The Cosmos is not as impatient about coming into bloom as most annuals, but waits until it has made its growth before expending its energy in flower production.
Ordinary Cosmos, C. bipinnatus, as well as some of the finer varieties, is so late that in some sections the frost kills the plants just when the first few flowers have opened.
In these the flowers are frequently entirely double or else the disk-florets become tufted or crested.
www.backyardgardener.com /annual/annual20.html   (511 words)

 TheMovieBoy Review: Remembering the Cosmos Flower (1997)
Japanese filmmaker Junichi Suzuki's "Remembering the Cosmos Flower" is such a well-meaning drama that you almost feel guilty criticizing it, but, ultimately, the movie paints a decidedly syrupy, manipulative picture on the subject of the AIDS virus.
"Remembering the Cosmos Flower" is mature and realistic when it deals with Akiko and Natsumi's close friendship, as well as the portrayal of how everyone deals with her inevitable death, but along the way Suzuki has felt the need to include several melodramtic scenes that ring with a resounding falseness.
"Remembering the Cosmos Flower" cannot be faulted for its superior actors or some of the memorable relationships that are developed here, but it is an otherwise mechanical motion picture, one that is both predictable, in a sappy sort of way, and out-of-date.
www.themovieboy.com /reviews/r/97_cosmosflower.htm   (759 words)

 Asia Pacific Arts Online Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
"Remembering the Cosmos Flower" is the story of Akiko, a high school girl who contracts AIDS from a blood transfusion.
"Remembering the Cosmos Flower" once again reflects Suzuki's concern for defending the innocent from prejudice: the townspeople are divided into those who, fueled by fear and ignorance, want Akiko kicked out of school, and those who support her, knowing her sufferings.
"Sandcastle" is set in urban Tokyo, a different world from the rural Japan of "Remembering the Cosmos Flower." Shuhei Kido and his wife live in a cramped apartment in Tokyo with three children, perfectly cast: the bright eldest son, juvenile delinquent middle child, and cute youngest daughter.
www.asiaarts.ucla.edu /110703/chanoma.html   (968 words)

 Cosmos bipinnatus Sensation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Cosmos is native to Mexico, but the name actually derives from kosmos,the Greek word for 'beautiful' or 'ornament.'
To promote flower production, plant cosmos in soil that is not too fertile as rich soil promotes foliage at the expense of flowers.
Cosmos is very easy to grow, and its long stems and showy flowers makes it well suited for container planting or fresh-cut arrangements.
www.marthastewart.com /page.jhtml?type=content&id=plant1454   (271 words)

Most of Korean has bright memories with this flowers which is almost symbolic to crisp days in Autumn.
Koreans calls the one semester delayed graduates "Cosmos Graduation" for they released in Autumn, with the background with this lovely flowers.
The species known as yellow cosmos, which seldom grows more than 3 feet tall, used to begin flowering so late in the season that fall frosts often nipped the first blossoms.
www.vassl.com /tropicalgarden/cosmos.htm   (222 words)

 Cosmos Bipinnatus Mix
Each flower is unique and color will vary from flower to flower.
Typical of all Cosmos this variety is no exception in thriving under neglect situations.
It is a great background plant for shorter flowers and shrubs, plus is a great cut flower.
www.sunriseseeds.com /Cosmos.0.html   (326 words)

 Chocolate Flower Farm - Cosmos atrosanguineus (Chocolate Cosmos)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Please note: Our Cosmos will be ready to ship the first week of May. They are well rooted quart size.
We are accepting orders for the Cosmos to reserve them for you but if you are ordering other plants that are ready to ship now and you do not want them held to ship with the Cosmos then please place two orders - one for the Cosmos and one for the plants to ship now.
Chocolate Cosmos have swept the gardening world by storm in recent years.
www.chocolateflowerfarm.com /inc/sdetail/346   (254 words)

 KY Garden Flowers - Convallaria to Cuphea
Cosmos bipinnatus - Cosmos - generally taller, better for cut flowers - 'Sea Shells' mix, 'Sensation' mix, 'Sonata' series, 'Versailles' series.
The bright flower color are excellent as a cut flower in arrangements.
They flower early enough that the first early grass mowing won't harm their performance.
www.uky.edu /Agriculture/Horticulture/gardenflowers/cocy.htm   (558 words)

 Flower Monthly Care Calender   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Plant seeds of sweet alyssum, balsam, celosia, late cosmos, dahlia, gailardia, globe amaranth, marigold, portulaca, salvia, sunflower, and zinnia.
Prune the faded flowers of climbing roses back to the first five-leaflet to stimulate repeat flowering.
Sow seeds of late cosmos, gaillardia, portulaca, and zinnia.
bradford.ifas.ufl.edu /flower_monthly_care_calender.htm   (1259 words)

 Cosmos Flower
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Cosmos Cosmos bipinnatus (Asteraceae) A hardy, erect annual requiring very little moisture once established.
Remembering the Cosmos Flower (1997) Directed by Junichi Suzuki Cast: Akane Oda, Megumi Matsushita, Mari Natsuki.
www.cosmosflower.info   (521 words)

 eBay Canada Stores - Cosmos, Annuals, Flower Seeds, Plants, Seeds, Bulbs at discount prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
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 Moon Flower
The Moon Flower with its old fashioned 6" flowers blooms in the late afternoon and will continue throughout the night and into the next morning.
These fragrant flowers bloom on vines that can grow up to 20 feet.
This fast growing vine is related to the Morning Glory and when planted with the Moonflower it gives a spectacular late summer display day and night.
www.cyberforest.net /flowerseeds/moon_flower.htm   (140 words)

 Cosmos Florists | Flower Delivery in Cosmos, Minnesota (MN) | Florist by Flowerhand.com
Sponsored by the Cosmos Lions, the Space Festival Committee and the Cosmos Community Club.
Flowerhand.com, a Cosmos Florist network and division of Regional Direct.com, LLC is a reliable online flower delivery Cosmos florist service available in almost every city and town throughout the state of Minnesota.
Our Minnesota florist directory is provided through a strategic partnership with Regional Direct.com, which has established partnerships with the most reliable, customer service-driven area Cosmos florist and florists in Minnesota, including Cosmos, Minnesota.
www.albanywebsites.com /ex/asp/city.Cosmos-Florida-Florist-MN/CityId.16515/xe/florists-flower-delivery.htm   (194 words)

 ageratum to cosmos
Many flower types and forms; stout fleshy stems and large deep green glossy leaves.
Low spreading compact plant with narrow ovate leaves; flowers have trumpet-like shape and velvety texture.
Satiny cup-like petalled flowers clustered along the stem; gray green foliage.
www.ext.nodak.edu /county/cass/horticulture/annuals/ageratum.htm   (954 words)

 Cosmos Flower Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
This cosmos sprang up in our garden in the summer of '93.
Needless to say, the flower didn't get much attention and in fact didn't get any water all summer (it popped up between the rows of drip irrigation).
What is special about this flower is that it is semidouble and has a picotee edge, with the typical cosmos color on the outside and a white inside.
www.redshift.com /~pguest/garden/cosmos   (166 words)

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